French merchant in the sixteenth century.
Renee de Rieux, demoiselle de Châteauneuf.
Dame Romaine (Nouvelle mairee 1581)
Renaissance style in the 16th century.
John la Valette
Sir Walter Raleigh tries to settle a colony in America.
Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 or 1554 in Hayes Barton, Devonshire; † October 29, 1618 in London, executed) was an English sailor, explorer, soldier, spy, politician, poet and writer and favorite of Queen Elizabeth I. His surname is also found in the spellings Rawley, Ralegh and Rawleigh. With the support of wealthy investors he financed several trips to Virginia in order to realize its colonial goals there. As a result of financed from Raleigh expeditions was in 1585 the founding of Roanoke in North Carolina.
Henry IV at the Battle of Ivry.
King Henry IV indicating its white plume at the Battle of Ivry on March 14, 1590. “Stand with my white plume”. Henri IV à la bataille d’Ivry: “Ralliez-vous à mon panache blanc”
Chevau-légers. The Guard troops of the Ancien Régime.
The king’s guard. Sergeant in armor. 1560 to 1600.
Gendarme of France in 16th century. Baroque fashion.
A Gendarme in 1593. Gendarme of the first company of children of honor in 1596.
Equestrian Portrait of Henry IV in 1596 on horseback, aged 45. King of France.
According to Thomas de Leu. Drawing Chevignard. (1553-1610)